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Winter Use Adaptive Management Program: Human Dimensions

Background and Area of Focus

The Human Dimensions Working Group will make recommendations to the NPS on the design of an updated monitoring strategy that 1) measures and evaluates the impacts of winter use on the visitor experience, and other relevant publics, and 2) assesses changes in winter visitation under the new winter use plan and how such changes impact park resources.

Meeting Notes
February 18, 2014 Meeting Notes
April 10, 2014 Meeting Notes
April 28, 2014 Meeting Notes


Monitoring Strategy
Other Supporting Materials

Did You Know?

Bison in Yellowstone.

There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.